Polio Campaign in Sindh from 4th

KARACHI :   More than 4.2 million children under five years age in different areas of Sindh including Karachi will be administered polio drops...

Novel T-cell therapy cures aggressive leukemia in 2 kids

Washington :  Two kids, who were suffering from an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, had a complete remission after they were treated with a...

`Smart bomb` to directly target cancer and `leave healthy ones alone`

London :  Scientists have invented a “smart bomb” that boosts the potency of drugs against cancer.The tiny device, which is being developed by British...

Gene linked to deadly breast cancer found

Washington : Scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College and Houston Methodist have found that a gene previously unassociated with breast cancer plays a pivotal...

Phone therapy for mentally ill patients as effective as face-to-face

Washington :  Cognitive therapy over the phone is just as effective as meeting face-to-face, a new study has revealed.Researchers at the University of Cambridge...

How `fatal` Huntington`s disease kills brain cells discovered

Washington : Researchers have claimed to have discovered out how the fatal inherited disorder Huntington’s disease kills brain cells.They believe they have learned how...

Manned exploration of Mars possible as radiation risk found `manageable`

Washington :  Scientists have established from the radiation measurements received from the Radiation Assessment Detector on NASA’s Curiosity rover that even though manned missions...

Women `3 times likelier to suffer migraine than men

London :  As compared to every man with a migraine, three women are struck down by the severe headache that often comes with nausea...

Call to ban testicular cancer causing toiletry chemicals

London : Nordic Council has urged EU to ban damaging toiletry chemicals that are linked to testicular cancer and male infertility. According to the...

Top-searched whiskeys in US revealed

Washington,  Some people have a penchant for drinking only certain labels of whiskeys.The Huffington Post has brought out a list of twenty whiskeys that...

People in debt more likely to suffer from mental health problems

Washington :  People in debt are more than three times more likely to suffer from a mental health problem than those who are not...

Tough gel that can stretch to 21 times its length may be used as...

Washington :   Harvard scientists have created an extremely stretchy and tough gel that may pave the way to replacing damaged cartilage in human...

Common antibiotic may pose serious threat to heart

Washington :   An antibiotic used to treat common infections may carry serious heart risks, scientists have warned. The drug, called azithromycin but sold under...

Asthma drug heals chronic, severe hives and itch

Washington :  A once-a-month, high-dose injection of a commonly used asthma drug has been found to be highly effective in treating teens and adults...

Mums who have caesareans more likely to have overweight babies

London,  Babies who are born through caesarean sections are more likely to be overweight compared to those born naturally, according to a new study...

30% children suffering from LSD die at young age: expert

Karachi,  More than 100 patients of Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSD) have been diagnosed in the last eight months in Pakistan and a large number...

Kids consume more calories when eating out

Washington, Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, as compared to when they...

It’s safe to eat rice despite presence of arsenic

Johannesburg : Experts have revealed that eating rice is safe despite small levels of arsenic present in them.The study by US Food and Drug...

How to mend a broken heart

Washington,  Scientists have shown how heart muscles could be restructured by using parthenogenic stem cells.Parthenogenesis is a form of asexual reproduction, during which unfertilized...

Exercise can make it easier to eat healthy

Washington,   The tendency towards a healthy diet and the right amount of physical exercise are interlinked and often go hand in hand, a...